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Milton Friedman vs. Private Property

Written by Gary North on March 18, 2017

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This story deserves to be better known. One of the foundations of Western liberty is the defense of private property against invaders. This principle goes back to the Mosaic law. If a man shall cause a field or vineyard to be eaten, and shall put in his beast, and shall feed in another man’s field; […]

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Safe, Pleasant Retirement

Written by Gary North on March 11, 2017

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Where to retire? Do you want safety? Do you want a pleasant environment? Do you want lots of free services? Do you want to be around younger people with a future rather than geezers with fading memories of the good old days? Retire close to a college. There, unreality reigns supreme. For details, click the […]

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Why Textbooks Ruin Kids

Written by Gary North on February 18, 2017

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Going back to the Egyptians in the ancient world, education has always been based on some version of the textbook. The textbook came into its own in the second half of the 15th century. That was because of Gutenberg. But textbook-based education had always been used, except they were not printed textbooks. They were provided […]

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On Completing a 56-Year-Old Project

Written by Gary North on January 14, 2017

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Friday the 13th, 2017, was a lucky day for me. I completed a project that I first decided needed to be done in 1960. I was a sophomore at the University of California, Riverside. I was taking a required course in Western civilization. It was a one-year history course. Back in the 1960’s, hundreds of […]

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Stolen American History: Not in the Textbooks

Written by Gary North on January 7, 2017

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Here’s a brief summary of the story you never got in high school, college, or grad school. Neither did I. But your kids can get it, and maybe they’ll fill you in — as long as you don’t get tired of saying, “I’ve never heard that. Are you sure?” This is lesson 176 of my […]

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No Government Vouchers for the Ron Paul Curriculum

Written by Gary North on December 24, 2016

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“If you take the government’s nickel, you also take its noose.” — Gary North.A GaryNorth.com site member posted this: One of the policies Betsy DeVos is talking about is a form of voucherisation at all levels including university. It will be an up hill fight but if it occurred it would cut the ground out […]

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